EMC Corporation provides systems, software, services, and solutions for building and managing information infrastructures. The company helps its customers implement information lifecycle management (ILM) strategies. EMC customers come from public and private sectors in many industries, from many countries, and range from startups to large-scale enterprises. Some of EMC's clients include manufacturers, health care and life sciences organizations, Internet service and telecommunications providers, airlines and transportation companies, educational institutions, and public-sector agencies. EMC was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in Massachusetts, USA.